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Crossoloricaria cephalaspis Isbrücker, 1979

Image contributors to this species:

Steven Grant (3) Mark Sabaj Perez (2)

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Other Sources:

Fishbase  Google Search  All Catfish Species Inventory   Catalog of Fishes
 

Relevant Information:

This genus is similar looking to the Pseudohemiodon genera but the latter has bony plates on the underneath wheras Crossiloricaria is nearly naked apart from a line of small platelets along the medial ventral line. Aquarium Care: Provide hiding places and a sandy substrate where this species likes to bury itself. Diet: Insect larvae.

Common Name:

None

Synonyms:

None

Family:

Loricariidae ycipitidae

Distribution:

South America : Magdalena River basin, Colombia. Type locality: Colombie, Río Magdalena.

Size:

11cm. (4½ins)

Temp:

24-28°c (75-83°f.)

p.H.

6.0-7.0.

Reference:

Evers, H.-G. & I.Seidel: Mergus, Baensch Catfish Atlas Volume 1, 1st English edn., 2005. Pp.944
Ferraris, C.J. Jr., 2007. Checklist of catfishes, recent and fossil (Osteichthyes: Siluriformes), and catalogue of siluriform primary types. Zootaxa 1418:1-628.

 

 

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